Friday, 11 March 2022

Huétor Fields, Granada Province, Spain.

A walk along the Arroyo.
Ebird List, 38 species.

Hen Harrier (Aguilucho Pálido / Circus cyaneus) female.
I parked in the usual spot and walked my regular route, almost straight away I had the best bird of the walk when a female Hen Harrier (Aguilucho Pálido / Circus cyaneus) which flew straight across the fields flushing everything as it made it's way North up the Valley towrds Montefrio.
Hen Harrier (Aguilucho Pálido / Circus cyaneus) female.

Hen Harrier (Aguilucho Pálido / Circus cyaneus) female.

Other species were a nice male Little Bustard (Sisón Común / Tetrax tetrax), Little Owl (Mochuelo Europeo / Athene noctua), Little Ringed Plover (Chorlitejo Chico / Charadrius dubius), Iberian  Magpie (Rabilargo / Cyanopica cooki), more newly arrived Spanish (Yellow) Wagtails (Lavandera Boyera / Motacilla flava iberiae) but there was no sign of the Penduline Tit (Pájaro Moscón / Remiz pendulinus) today.

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